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Racket Squad: Accidentally on Purpose




A young couple buys a car with plans of getting married and driving to Arizona for their honeymoon, but the brakes fail on the car despite the dealer's assurance that the car had been thoroughly checked. Captain Braddock suspects fraud. Episode includes great footage of how crooked car dealers make "dogs" look like good cars.

Season 2, Episode 13


Run time 25 minutes 36 seconds
Audio/Visual sound, color

Reviews

Reviewer: richgoup - - April 22, 2011
Subject: Accidentally on Purpose (Racket Squad).
Season 2, episode 18.
Original air date: 3 January 1952.
A young couple buys a used car from a slick salesman, but soon afterwards the car`s brakes fail, and the resulting accident nearly causes their death. Capt. Braddock begins to suspect that this ``accident`` was more the result of criminal negligeance than happenstance, and sets out to prove it.
Cast: Reed Hadley (Capt. John Braddock), James Bell (Pete Johnson), Emily Heath (Sue Bailey), Ray Montgomery (Johnny Conway), John Doucette (Danny), Billy Halop (Salesman - porter), Archie Twitchell (Sgt. Tom Harris), Bill Boyette (Tommy) and Barbara Woodell (Nurse - Mary).
TV debut of Billy Halop.
From IMDB.
Reviewer: The Bridge - - December 3, 2010
Subject: Another favorite
Really enjoyed Reed Hadley and the show, seemed like always something new. Every time it was on, I was glued to the tube - nine or thirteen inch.
Reviewer: rpforrest - - November 11, 2010
Subject: Enjoyable show
IMDB lists this episode as originally airing on Jan 3,1952. good show to watch, i plan on watching the other ones on here as well.
Reviewer: IAmTheRedDragon - - October 24, 2010
Subject: Loved it
Thanks to the uploader of this series, and I especially enjoyed this episode with its vintage footage of how crooked car dealers make "dogs" look like good cars - fascinating and fun viewing for this classic car fan!
Reviewer: doowopbob - - October 23, 2010
Subject: ....Stop..!
...With The Low Resoultion Mpeg4 Crap..!
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